2011 - 2012
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE EIGHTY-SEVEN LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2011 - 2012

Chamberlain
Chief Author List
Tuesday, September 2, 2014


SF 117 Chamberlain; Ortman; Lillie; Rest
HF 202 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 11-0856
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Corporate franchise tax single sales apportionment adoption acceleration
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/27/2011115Introduction and first reading 
01/27/2011Referred to Taxes
01/31/2011133Author added Rest


SF 146 Chamberlain; Gimse; Howe; Skoe; Rest
HF 2 Banaian
Revisor No.: 11-0772
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Priority-based budgeting process creation and state agencies sunset process establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/27/2011120Introduction and first reading 
01/27/2011Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans
01/31/2011133Author added Rest


SF 205 Chamberlain
HF 195 Scalze
Revisor No.: 11-1135
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Tax increment financing (TIF) spending increments to stimulate construction deadline extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2011159Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2011Referred to Taxes
See HF42, Art. 4, Sec. 12 (vetoed)
See HF2337, Art. 4, Sec. 9 (vetoed)
See HF247, Art. 10, Sec. 9 (vetoed)


SF 354 Chamberlain; Wolf; Carlson; Gimse; Thompson
Revisor No.: 11-1163
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Voter photo identification and issuance requirement; picture identification and issuance provisions; provisional balloting procedure establishment; electronic polling place roster use requirement; recount procedure enacting and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/2011260Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2011Referred to Local Government and Elections
See SF509 (vetoed)


SF 367 Chamberlain; Howe; Ortman; Bakk; Gazelka
HF 359 Dill
Revisor No.: 11-0219
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Motor vehicle paints and supplies sales tax by body shops imposition clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/17/2011263Introduction and first reading 
02/17/2011Referred to Taxes
01/26/20123650Author added Gazelka


SF 508 Chamberlain; Scheid; Gerlach; Reinert; Kruse
HF 859 Atkins
Revisor No.: 11-2059
Topic: Insurance-Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle insurers to inform insureds of the right to select any rental vehicle company requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/28/2011309Introduction and first reading 
02/28/2011Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
04/14/20111284aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/14/20111338Second reading 
05/12/20112006aGeneral Orders: To pass as amended 
05/14/20112042Calendar: Third reading Passed 
05/21/20113065Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/23/11
3580Governor's action Approval 05/24/11
3580Secretary of State Chapter 78 05/24/11
Effective date 08/01/11


SF 574 Chamberlain; Rosen; Wolf
HF 469 Gruenhagen
Revisor No.: 11-0604
Topic: Courts
Short Description: Harassment restraining orders jurisdiction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/03/2011330Introduction and first reading 
03/03/2011Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
03/20/2012HF substituted in committee HF469


SF 652 Chamberlain; Ortman; Howe; Jungbauer
HF 1268 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 11-2201
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Tax amnesty program and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2011443Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2011Referred to Taxes
03/14/2011506Author added Jungbauer


SF 653 Chamberlain
HF 861 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 11-2269
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Lino Lakes tax increment financing (TIF) district extension authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2011443Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2011Referred to Taxes
See HF42, Art. 4, Sec. 16 (vetoed)
See HF1219, Art. 11, Sec. 18


SF 685 Chamberlain; Bonoff
HF 731 Doepke
Revisor No.: 11-1695
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Capital project referendum ballot language requirements for capital improvement taxing authority renewals modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/2011448Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2011Referred to Education
See HF934, Art. 4, Sec. 3 (vetoed)
See HF26, Art. 4, Sec. 3 (First Special Session)


SF 877 Chamberlain; Gerlach; Scheid; Rest; Gazelka
HF 1134 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 11-1174
Topic: Insurance
Short Description: Annuity products regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/17/2011542Introduction and first reading 
03/17/2011Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
04/14/20111323aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/14/20111338Second reading 
3599Rule 47, returned to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/22/20124764aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/22/20124795Second reading 
04/04/20125640HF substituted on General Orders HF1134


SF 919 Chamberlain; Sieben
HF 978 Sanders
Revisor No.: 11-2335
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Election administration and districting procedures modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/2011597Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2011Referred to Local Government and Elections
03/25/2011709aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/25/2011754Second reading 
04/27/20111431HF substituted on General Orders HF978


SF 966 Chamberlain; Hann
HF 260 Peppin
Revisor No.: 11-0699
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Gasoline sales below cost prohibition repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/2011606Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2011Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/23/2011635Chief author stricken, shown as co-author Hann
03/23/2011Chief author added Chamberlain


SF 976 Chamberlain
HF 1248 McFarlane
Revisor No.: 11-2726
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: White Bear township liquor licenses issuance authority
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/2011607Introduction and first reading 
03/21/2011Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
See HF1326, Sec. 13


SF 1006 Chamberlain
HF 1005 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 11-2377
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Streamlined sales and use tax agreement technical conforming provisions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/2011632Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2011Referred to Taxes
See HF42, Art. 3, Sec. 3-6 (vetoed)
See HF1219, Art. 4, Sec. 2-5


SF 1007 Chamberlain
HF 1120 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 11-2443
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Ring tones sales tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/2011632Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2011Referred to Taxes
See HF42, Art. 3, Sec. 2 (vetoed)
See HF20, Art. 3, Sec. 1 (First Special Session)


SF 1045 Chamberlain; Gazelka; Brown
HF 1394 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 11-0271
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Continuing education and prelicensing requirements, insurance coverages, certain disclosures, nonadmitted insurers, insolvencies, real estate closing agents adjusters and real estate appraisers regulations modifications; workers compensation self-insurers provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/25/2011757Introduction and first reading 
03/25/2011Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
04/14/20111324aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/14/20111338Second reading 
05/12/20112003General Orders: To pass 
05/14/20112043Calendar: Third reading Passed 
05/21/20113040Returned from House with amendment 
05/21/20113040Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
05/21/20113250Senate conferees Chamberlain; Gerlach; Brown
05/22/20113257House conferees Hoppe; Sanders; Lillie
05/23/20113298cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/23/2011Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/23/20113323Third reading 
05/23/20113437House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/25/11
3594Governor's action Approval 05/27/11
3595Secretary of State Chapter 108 05/27/11
Effective date Various Dates


SF 1094 Chamberlain; Olson; Pogemiller; Scheid; Bonoff
HF 1069 Bills
Revisor No.: 11-2158
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Education boards authorization and school boards reorganization as education boards authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/05/20111187Introduction and first reading 
04/05/2011Referred to Education
02/23/20123942Chief author stricken, shown as co-author Olson
02/23/2012Chief author added Chamberlain
02/23/2012Author added Bonoff
03/08/20124261aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Local Government and Elections
03/22/20124764Comm report: To pass as amended 
03/22/20124787aJoint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration


SF 1112 Chamberlain; Sieben
HF 1269 McFarlane
Revisor No.: 11-0439
Topic: Ethics
Short Description: Campaign finance and public disclosure law public official definition modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/07/20111237Introduction and first reading 
04/07/2011Referred to Local Government and Elections
01/26/20123651Author added Sieben


SF 1113 Chamberlain
HF 1338 McFarlane
Revisor No.: 11-2781
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: White Bear Lake volunteer fire department relief association pension plan actuarial work authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/07/20111237Introduction and first reading 
04/07/2011Referred to Local Government and Elections
04/14/20111286aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Innovation and Veterans
See HF14, Art. 4, Sec. 2 (First Special Session)


SF 1190 Chamberlain; Vandeveer
HF 1523 Holberg
Revisor No.: 11-2977
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Vacation rentals licensing and zoning ordinance regulations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/14/20111342Introduction and first reading 
04/14/2011Referred to Local Government and Elections
04/26/20111400aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/26/20111401Second reading 
3600Rule 47, returned to Local Government and Elections
02/23/20123878aComm report: To pass as amended 
02/23/20123925Second reading 


SF 1362 Chamberlain
HF 1496 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 11-3029
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Job opportunity building zone program (JOBZ) repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/02/20111609Introduction and first reading 
05/02/2011Referred to Taxes


SF 1485 Chamberlain; Wiger
HF 1802 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-4402
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Ramsey county I-694 and Rice street interchange grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/24/20123629Introduction and first reading 
01/24/2012Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1613 Chamberlain; Newman
HF 1835 Scott
Revisor No.: 12-4286
Topic: Law Enforcement
Short Description: Sheriff vehicle paint color list expansion and gold security vehicle status clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/20123670Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
02/27/20123967Withdrawn and re-referred to Transportation
03/01/20124000aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety
03/20/2012HF substituted in committee HF1835
See HF2685, Art. 3, Sec. 39-40


SF 1638 Chamberlain; Jungbauer; Olson
HF 1917 Erickson
Revisor No.: 12-4574
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: School boards ability to conduct school on holidays clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123699Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Education


SF 1660 Chamberlain; Eaton
HF 1872 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-4475
Topic: Notaries Public
Short Description: Notaries public maximum fees repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123703Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 1661 Chamberlain; Senjem
HF 1915 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-4682
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Municipal state-aid street system funds eligibility and allocation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123703Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Transportation
04/28/20126626Author added Senjem
See HF2658, Art. 3, Sec. 61


SF 1667 Chamberlain; Limmer; Lillie
HF 2578 Leidiger
Revisor No.: 12-4742
Topic: Councils
Short Description: Metropolitan council guidelines and plans made advisory
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123704Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections
03/12/20124309aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/12/20124311Second reading 


SF 1668 Chamberlain; Limmer; Lillie
HF 2547 Leidiger
Revisor No.: 12-4743
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Light rail transit (LRT) facilities construction local government approval and authorization requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123704Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections


SF 1671 Chamberlain; Vandeveer
HF 673 Banaian
Revisor No.: 11-0642
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Public value impact statements for financial and regulatory impact of proposed legislation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123704Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Finance
02/08/20123766Withdrawn and re-referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans
03/20/20124647aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 1752 Chamberlain; Nienow; Brown; Kruse; Sieben
HF 536 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 11-1828
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Education finance equalization aid levels for operating referendum and debt service equalization aid programs modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/20123770Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2012Referred to Education


SF 1806 Chamberlain; Rest; Pappas
HF 2569 Mazorol
Revisor No.: 12-4558
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Debt management services provider and debt settlement services provider definitions exemption clarification for attorneys at law
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20123797Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
02/15/20123825Author added Pappas
03/13/20124368Withdrawn and re-referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/21/20124664aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety
03/23/20125047Comm report: To pass 
03/23/20125141Second reading 


SF 1841 Chamberlain
HF 1507 Banaian
Revisor No.: 11-3140
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Public pension retirement plans actuarial valuation interest rate assumptions modifications, lump sum volunteer fire plans exception
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/20123815Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 1918 Chamberlain; Parry; Wiger
HF 560 Downey
Revisor No.: 11-1036
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Energy forward pricing mechanisms for government agencies provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/20123834Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans
03/01/20123974aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
03/05/20124114Author added Wiger
03/12/20124281aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/12/20124311Second reading 


SF 2043 Chamberlain; Sieben
HF 2327 Benson, M.
Revisor No.: 12-5135
Topic: Crimes and Criminals
Short Description: Convicted felons voting rights revocation modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/20123934Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections
03/08/20124123aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 2058 Chamberlain; Wolf
HF 2310 Erickson
Revisor No.: 12-5015
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Education obsolete statutes repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/20123937Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2012Referred to Education
03/19/20124528aComm report: To pass as amended, Consent Calendar 
03/19/20124548Second reading 
04/16/20125865Consent Calendar: Third reading Passed 
See HF2482, Art. 2, Sec. 1, 3, 21


SF 2104 Chamberlain
HF 1949 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-4656
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Truth in Taxation task force establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20123959Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 2105 Chamberlain
HF 2467 McFarlane
Revisor No.: 12-5430
Topic: Retirement
Short Description: White Bear Lake volunteer fire department relief association retired member death benefits payment authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20123959Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 2127 Chamberlain; Hann; Wolf; Hall; Lillie
HF 2541 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-5087
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Minnesota Vikings national football league (NFL) private stadium bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/20123963Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections
03/01/20124080Author added Hall
03/08/20124248Withdrawn and re-referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/19/20124628aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
04/23/20126102Author added Lillie
See HF2958


SF 2141 Chamberlain; Kruse; Gerlach
HF 2500 Sanders
Revisor No.: 12-5335
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Debt settlement services agreements provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124069Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/21/20124666aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/21/20124669Second reading 
03/21/20124670Author stricken Sparks


SF 2190 Chamberlain
HF 2201 Scott
Revisor No.: 12-4446
Topic: Data Practices and Privacy
Short Description: Data practices provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124077Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
See SF2403, Sec. 2-4, 9, 12-14


SF 2191 Chamberlain
HF 2367 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-5059
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government seasonal employees unemployment benefit eligibility modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124077Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth


SF 2192 Chamberlain; Daley
HF 2264 Banaian
Revisor No.: 12-5134
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Minnesota management and budget (MMB) department legislative report requirement on adequacy of budgeted and forecasted defined benefit retirement plan contributions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124077Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to Finance
See SF1808, Art. 2, Sec. 1


SF 2193 Chamberlain
HF 2584 Kiffmeyer
Revisor No.: 12-5068
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: State and major local defined benefit retirement plans contribution rate reductions or benefits improvements limits, plan administrators recommendations requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124077Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 2296 Chamberlain
HF 2545 Sanders
Revisor No.: 12-5259
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Absentee ballot return envelope certificates date requirement removal; political party certain coercion activities prohibition; presidential electors nomination procedure modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20124237Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections
03/13/20124342aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/13/20124363Second reading 
03/19/20124558Special Order 
03/19/20124558Third reading Passed 
04/05/20125768Returned from House with amendment 
04/05/20125768Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
04/05/20125843Senate conferees Chamberlain; Wolf; Bonoff
04/17/20125875House conferees Sanders; Daudt; Simon
04/23/20126060cConference committee report, delete everything 
04/23/20126066Conference committee report rejected 
04/23/2012Bill returned to conference committee 
04/25/20126478cConference committee report, delete everything 
04/25/2012Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
04/25/20126480Third reading 
04/26/20126504House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 04/26/12
04/27/20126606Governor's action Approval 04/27/12
04/27/20126606Secretary of State Chapter 250 04/27/12
Effective date 04/28/12


SF 2302 Chamberlain
HF 2712 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-5671
Topic: Emergency and 911 Services
Short Description: Local governments emergency medical services primary service areas designation and ambulance assignment authority
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20124238Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2012Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2380 Chamberlain
HF 2179 Kiffmeyer
Revisor No.: 12-4944
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Statewide and major local defined benefit retirement plans modifications for overtime salary
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20124315Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 2390 Chamberlain; Michel; Lillie; Tomassoni; Metzen
HF 2429 Mazorol
Revisor No.: 12-5117
Topic: Taxation-Income and Corporate
Short Description: Technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20124317Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2012Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth
03/14/20124376aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes


SF 2404 Chamberlain
HF 2809 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-5745
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Qualified farm and small business properties estate tax provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20124363Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2012Referred to Taxes


SF 2529 Chamberlain; Wolf
HF 2913 Mack
Revisor No.: 12-5608
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Day training and habilitation services providers gasoline excise tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20124653Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2012Referred to Transportation
03/21/20124670Author added Wolf
03/23/20124800Comm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
03/23/20124914aJoint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
See HF2685, Art. 3, Sec. 48-49


SF 2616 Chamberlain
Revisor No.: 12-6090
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Absentee ballot return envelope certificates date requirement removal; presidential electors nomination procedure modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/25/20126474Introduction and first reading 
04/25/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections
See SF2296


SR 48 Chamberlain
Revisor No.: 11-2257
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Elliot Young of Shoreview, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2011433Introduction 
03/07/2011433Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 49 Chamberlain
Revisor No.: 11-2256
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Maxwell Twum of Shoreview, Minnesota, for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2011433Introduction 
03/07/2011433Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 50 Chamberlain
Revisor No.: 11-2255
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating Michael T. Pnewski of Shoreview for receiving the Eagle Award
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/2011433Introduction 
03/07/2011433Referred to Rules and Administration